Lindsey Strieter

Lindsey Strieter

Clinical Instructor, Physical Therapy

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1919 W. Taylor St., 450 AHSB

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Office Hours

By appointment


Lindsey Strieter, MS, is a Clinical Instructor in the Physical Therapy Department at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her scholarship focuses on The UIC Health and Wellness Academy and effective medical education practices. The HWA is a children’s program that focuses on healthy nutrition and physical activity. It is a course offered through the Department of Physical Therapy that brings kinesiology, nutrition, and physical therapy students together in a collaborative, experiential, community outreach setting. She also teaches an elective course on Teaching Approaches and Strategies for Physical Therapists, where the class explores modern pedagogy that focuses on the engagement of the learner and mastery of the content.

Selected Publications

“The Importance of School-Based Healthy Living Initiatives: Introducing the Health and Wellness Academy Concept”, Progress in Cardiovascular Disease

Translating Research Findings into Community Interventions. Considerations for Design and Implementation: A Case-Based Approach, Routledge

“Moving More and Sitting Less in Schools: What's the Next Step?”, Progress in Cardiovascular Disease

Service to the Community

Lindsey Strieter leads the AHS/CPS Health Professions Collaborative which is a partnership between Chicago Public Schools High Schools and AHS, where high school students attend a day of activities that focus on the various professions like Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Biomedical Visualization, Disability and Human Development, Kinesiology, Nutrition, and Rehabilitation Sciences.


BA, Education, University of Michigan, 2005
MS, Educational Leadership and Allied Professions, University of Dayton, 2010